Information Security Officer - IT


Location: Honolulu, HI, 96813
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 2 - 5 years
Education: Highschool GED
Travel Required: none


Hawai‘i Pacific Health is a nonprofit health care system formed in 2001 with the merger of three longtime Hawai‘i health systems. It is the state’s largest health care provider, committed to providing the highest quality medical care and service to the people of Hawai‘i and the Pacific Region through its four hospitals, 49 outpatient clinics and service sites, and more than 1,300 affiliated physicians. The system is anchored by its four flagship nonprofit hospitals: Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Clinic & Hospital and Wilcox Memorial Hospital, which have led groundbreaking initiatives in women’s health, pediatric care, cardiovascular services, cancer care and bone and joint services. Hawai‘i Pacific Health ranks among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide in the adoption of electronic medical records, with system-wide implementation that allows its hospitals and physicians to offer integrated, coordinated care throughout the state.

At Hawai‘i Pacific Health, we are serious about safeguarding our clients’ personal information. We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alternation, disclosure or destruction of data. These measures include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. Our Information Security department staff works to incorporate the latest legal, ethical and technological tools so that privacy and personal information receives the highest level of protection possible.

As the Information Security Officer, you will lead the team that protects and defends patient privacy. In this role, you will oversee design , implementation and ongoing management of the information security program and technical systems expertise and address systems architecture and functionality as it affects safeguarding of Protected Health Information (PHI) and business information assets. We are looking for someone with excellent leadership, strategic and analytical skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.



 Location: Hawaii Pacific Health


Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours


Work Type: Full Time Regular 


FTE: 1.000000


Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining


Exempt: Yes


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Five (5) years experience in an information technology role. Three (3) years experience in systems security, user access and system implementations. As a condition of employment, Security and Certification required within six (6) months of hire, there must be evidence of progress towards attaining the HIMSS Certifications of Certified Healthcare Security (CHS) or becoming a Certified Information Systems Security Professional after the first year of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a healthcare system strongly preferred. Working knowledge of HIPAA Security Rule and Epic security. Obtain continuing education credits to maintain certifications that are obtained.



Hawaii Pacific Health
55 Merchant Street

Honolulu, HI 96813